Saturday Academy Class of 2011

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Since starting over three years ago, Soccer Elite FA’s Saturday Academy has grown and grown – continuing to set the benchmark for developing young stars in the early ages of their footballing careers.   Current SEFA head coach Lee Radford, who started the Saturday Academy in 2011, has seen how much of an impact the […]

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Andy Hessenthaler Blog #1

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In his first blog for our friends over at kentsportsnews.com, SEFA’s Andy Hessenthaler reflects on Milan, discusses the future of Gillingham and talks about his role at promoted Burnley. Click here to read the full blog…

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Scholars rewarded with coaching work

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It has been yet another successful season for our SEFA Scholars with numerous players taking up coaching roles within Soccer Elite FA.   Along with playing success, over 20 Scholars now enjoy regular coaching work within our Academy sessions on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturday.   In addition two Scholars, Mikey Dalton and Connor Charlton, […]

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Tournament Retrospective: SEFA Hurricanes U9s

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Second up in our tour retrospective is Joe Reeves’ SEFA Hurricanes Under 9s…   Our youngest team impressed throughout the tournament despite being rocked by an injury to Thomas Parris on Saturday.   In their first fixture the Hurricanes took on Lombardia Uno B. In a topsy turvy, superb end-to-end game, the Hurricanes were incredibly […]

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Session dates update

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Please see below reminders of upcoming session dates…   Please be reminded that our Wednesday night Gallagher Stadium sessions including Performance (SAQ) return tonight.   On Friday our Advanced Academy sessions return at both Maplesden Noakes and Swadelands.   Then on Monday 28 April our Monday night sessions at Maplesden Noakes and Swadelands return. Please […]

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This Thursday: Verviers Tour Presentation

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The excitement around SEFA’s Verviers trip will be upped another notch on Thursday as we host our pre tour presentation evening at The Village Hotel Maidstone. Over 50 players who are attending the tour will head to The Village to find out, among other things, what squad they are in and who their manager is […]

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Tour retrospective: SEFA Blaze Under 11s

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First up in our team-by-team tour retrospective is SEFA Blaze Under 11s.   SEFA Blaze played a total of five games in the Milano Football Festival and were managed by Kieran Culleton.   Blaze kicked off the festival for SEFA, playing in the second game of the tournament against SC Rovellasca. Callum Hudson registered SEFA’s […]

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Coming soon: #SEFAinMilan Video

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SEFA stars revel in Milan experience

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A massive congratulations goes to all the players who represented Soccer Elite FA in Milan over the last four days.   Ten Soccer Elite FA teams took part in the Milano Football Festival and came up against teams from France, Norway, Germany, Spain and Italy. Teams included feeder sides to Italian giants Internazionale, AC Milan […]

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SEFA land in Milan

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Over 250 Soccer Elite FA players, staff and parents descended upon Milan today for the beginning our our four day tour.   The SEFA family arrived at the superb four star Expo Fiera Hotel throughout the day before travelling the short distance to the tournament venue for the opening ceremony.   The atmosphere and buzz […]

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SEFA stars travel to Milan

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Soccer Elite FA’s players have started making their way to Italy this morning as we embark on our tour to the city of Milan.   Excitement among the SEFA party reached fever pitch as over 100 players started making their way to one of world football’s great cities from early this morning.   Upon arrival, […]

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VIDEO: Pre tour training day

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All of Soccer Elite FA’s Milan players descended upon Swadelands on Tuesday for the final training day before travelling to the Italian City. SEFAmedia were there to capture all the best bits…

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SEFA secure Milan tour sponsor

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Soccer Elite FA are pleased to announce PS Homes as the main sponsors for our April tour to Milan.   As part of the deal, PS Homes’ name will adorn the front of over 100 Milan matchday shirts.   The sponsorship was revealed at today’s pre-tour training day, where all our Milan squads took to […]

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Countdown to Milan continues

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The countdown to Soccer Elite FA’s tour to Milan continues with the teams taking part in a training day tomorrow.   All sides have been taking part in separate friendlies and training sessions, and will now all converge on the Swadelands 3G on Tuesday for a training day.   The session will be the last […]

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Academies break up for Easter

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Soccer Elite FA’s Academy sessions have now finished for two weeks as we head into the Easter break.   Please note that our Monday night Academies do not return until 28 April due to the Bank Holiday on Monday 21 April.   RETURN DATES: Monday 21 April: No sessions due to Bank Holiday Wednesday 23 […]

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Gills ladies win final

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Soccer Elite FA were the proud sponsors of last nights Kent FA Women’s Cup final at the Gallagher Stadium.   The game featured two strong sides, with Charlton Athletic Women’s Reserves going down 3-0 to Gillingham Ladies thanks to two goals from Lisa Fulgence in the first half and a diving header from Lauren Phillips […]

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SEFA star joins up with Arsenal

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A massive congratulations goes to former SEFA player Mikey Berry who formally signed with Arsenal’s Academy this week.   Mikey, who is a product of the SEFA Saturday Academy, has been with Arsenal Under 8s this year and will join their Academy setup, which begins at Under 9, from the summer.   Mikey’s parents took […]

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Easter Soccer School at Maplesden Noakes Update

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With the Easter Holidays in full swing SEFA’s award winning Soccer School is about to get underway at Maplesden Noakes School tomorrow morning (9th April).   With attendance looking to break previous records there are currently limited places available – don’t miss out, you can still book today by calling the office in: 0845 873 […]

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SOCCER ELITE FA TO ANNOUNCE NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH RAMSGATE FC

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Soccer Elite FA have formed an exciting partnership with the Ramsgate FC, to provide an opportunity for young people in East Kent to enter an apprenticeship programme where they will earn a wage, gain a sports qualification and play football.   The Apprenticeship programme is being launched on Thursday 3 April at Ramsgate’s Southwood Stadium, […]

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SEFA superb at Liverpool

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A massive well done to the Soccer Elite FA Under 7/8s who put in an astounding performance at Liverpool’s Academy on Saturday.   On a brilliant day in Merseyside, the lads were rewarded for an outstanding performance by getting to hold the Champions League trophy.   In a competitive fixtures festival, SEFA were drawn against […]

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